Jonathan Sothcott


Described by GQ Magazine as “a film producer behind a whole new generation of on-screen hardmen”, Jonathan is one of the most prolific and successful film producers in the UK, and has worked with a galaxy of stars, including Jason Statham, Mark Hamill and Ray Winstone. His films have sold over one million copies on DVD. His credits include Vendetta, We Still Kill the Old Way and Eat Local, and in 2014 he negotiated a landmark deal with Anchor Bay/Starz to produce four movies per year for the studio. Jonathan is recognised as a successful entrepreneur both in the film industry and the wider business community.

Damien Morley


With a background in photography and publishing, Morley’s business interests include Morr Publishing and owning one of Europe’s leading model agencies, Girl Management. His vast expertise in creating and monetising online content and telecommunications is invaluable in an increasingly digital age. From concept creation to app development, production and billing, his expertise gives Hereford Films access to a marketing platform unique amongst UK indie production companies.

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Richard has over 20 years’ experience in finance. A Chartered Tax Adviser by background, Richard established an award winning international tax practice specialising in high net worth entrepreneurs, entertainers and professional sportspersons, building out a global network of over 100 partner firms. Richard brings his expertise to Hereford in financial structures and planning for investors, EIS and SEIS tax arrangements and the corporate side of Hereford’s own business entities and production of film and media worldwide.

Adam Stephen Kelly

Senior Vice President

Adam started his career as a journalist and has written extensively for Rolling Stone. In 2014, he wrote and directed the critically-acclaimed drama Done In. The following year, he directed the action thriller Kill Kane starring Vinnie Jones. His next project as both writer and director is the upcoming supernatural horror film Tormented.

Emmeline Kellie

Development coordinator

Emmeline is an actress as well as a producer. She has been acting all her life, and started producing a couple of years ago after graduating with a 1stClass Honours degree in Film & Media. She has produced several corporate films as well as six short films including 'Cadence', which was funded and released by the AA Charitable Trust as part of a national road safety campaign. She also runs the Midlands' biggest industry-networking event known as the Film & TV Tweetup, so has extensive contacts and resources in the region. Her role at Hereford includes assessing material submitted by new writers and liasing with them throughout the development process.

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